DiagnosticsLife Sciences

Vice President Commercial Operations, Laboratory Automation (Team of 50+) Reno, Nevada

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United States

Vice President Commercial Operations

Location: Reno, Nevada

The company is a manufacturer of laboratory automation and liquid handling robotics. Their instruments are used in genomics, NGS sample prep, cell biology, proteomics, drug discovery, analytical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, biobanking, and other applications. They are now looking for a Vice President Commercial Operations to lead the Sales, Marketing and Applications team across North America, South America and APAC.

The Role:

Working closely with the senior leadership team, you will develop and implement a sales and marketing strategy to achieve sales growth and profitability targets across North America, South America and APAC.

Responsible for managing and developing a team of 50+ Sales, Applications and Marketing employees.

Support development of annual business plans and multi-year strategic plans for Automation and Robotics line of business.

Work closely with regional managers to evaluate and improve new hire onboarding, product/sales training, support of territory plans, setting pricing guidelines, developing action plans to adjust and mentor sales personnel and when needed, implement best practices.

Hire, motivate, develop, and retain excellent managers and employees.

The position is office based in Reno, Nevada.

The Requirements:

Educated with a Bachelor’s Degree; Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Business Administration, Engineering; or related field.

Experience leading a Commercial team in North America.

Experience in the life science instrumentation business, ideally in lab automation.

Located or willing to relocate to Reno, Nevada, with regular travel.


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